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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

Paperback. Chronicles a harsh world in which young women faced the realities of sex for sale and were deprived of their freedom and identity. This work also tells of the author's life after leaving the geisha house, painting a panorama of the grinding poverty of rural life in wartime Japan. Translator(s): Rowley, G. G. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJG; BGA; HBJF; HBLW; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 168. Clean copy with some shelf wear
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
SKU
KOC0012729
ISBN
9780099462040
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Stephen R. Platt's Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom tells the dramatic and disastrous story of the Taiping Rebellion: the bloodiest civil war in history. Num Pages: 512 pages, 1 x 8pp b/w plates plus 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JH; HBJF; HBLL; HBTV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 46. Weight in Grams: 708.
Publisher
Atlantic Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857897688
ISBN
9780857897688
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 16.11

Hardcover. By mid-1944 the Axis missile guidance systems were systematically interfered by the Allies superior technology. As an emergency measure, Germany was forced to use the Soviet tactics of fighter-taran against the American bombers, while Japan used the terminal dive bomber ritual against the invasion fleets and designed new airplanes to that purpose. Num Pages: 288 pages, 128 black and white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 1FPJ; 3JJH; HBWQ; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 182 x 255 x 23. Weight in Grams: 752.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781555651
ISBN
9781781555651
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 33.51

Paperback. .
Publisher
Singing Dragon
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848192904
ISBN
9781848192904
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.15

Paperback. An ethnographic analysis of the Japanese embrace of dancehall reggae and other elements of Jamaican culture, including Rastafari, roots reggae, and dub music. Num Pages: 304 pages, 5 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; AVG; GTB; JHMP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 460. Performing Dancehall, Roots Reggae, and Rastafari in Japan. 304 pages, 5 illustrations. Traces the history of the Japanese embrace of dancehall reggae and other elements of Jamaican culture, including Rastafari, roots reggae, and dub music. This title provides an ethnographic analysis of the ways that many Japanese involved in reggae as musicians and dancers, seek to reimagine their lives through Jamaican culture. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; AVG; GTB; JHMP. Dimension: 232 x 156 x 19. Weight: 460.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Duke University Press Books
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822347224
ISBN
9780822347224
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 28.36

Paperback. Presents a theoretical analysis of Japanese thinkers and activists' efforts to reintegrate the natural environment into Japan's social and political thought in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth. Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society. Num Pages: 288 pages, 1 table, 8 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJF; HBLW; HBTB; RNK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 151 x 15. Weight in Grams: 388.
Publisher
Duke University Press Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822356998
ISBN
9780822356998
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 27.31

Hardcover. Num Pages: 704 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153. .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Caravel
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408887233
ISBN
9781408887233
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 33.65

Paperback. Colin Thubron relates the story of his 10,000 mile journey across China, which he undertook when the country was just emerging from the Cultural Revolution. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJPN; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 128 x 20. Weight in Grams: 234.
Publisher
Vintage
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099459323
ISBN
9780099459323
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.66

Paperback. Offers an illustrated investigation of the Chinese capital - Beijing - with a focus on the changes in its urban layout between 1990-2005. Num Pages: 272 pages, 180 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; AM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 165 x 23. Weight in Grams: 846.
Publisher
Skira Italy
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9788861303027
ISBN
9788861303027
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.24

Hardcover. A survey of the main developments and government-level (both central and municipal) decisions, dealing with the 1950s and 1960s, when Beijing experienced a critical wave of transformative events. Num Pages: 536 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps (some col.). BIC Classification: 1FPC; RPC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 230 x 159 x 29. Weight in Grams: 920.
Publisher
World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd Singapore
Number of pages
536
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9789814295727
ISBN
9789814295727
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 57.18

Paperback. Series: Travel Guide. Num Pages: 324 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128. Weight in Grams: 500.
Publisher
Lonely Planet Global Limited
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786575234
ISBN
9781786575234
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 16.93

Hardcover. Num Pages: 194 pages, 16 pages of black and white plates. BIC Classification: 1D; 1FPC; 3JJF; HBJF; HBLW; HBWN; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 241 x 24. Weight in Grams: 640.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473875012
ISBN
9781473875012
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.36

Paperback. From the mid-1500s to December 1999, Macao was the longest-standing site of economic, religious and political contact between the Chinese and European worlds. This book shows that as a rear window on China, Macao provides us with examples of marginality that allow us to study the limits of the systems that characterize the Chinese world. Series: LSE Monographs on Social Anthropology. Num Pages: 256 pages, 4 b&w illus. BIC Classification: 1FPCM; HBTB; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 215 x 143 x 20. Weight in Grams: 356.
Publisher
Berg Publishers
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826457493
ISBN
9780826457493
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 42.76

Hardcover. Collisions between China and the rest of the world are among the most vexing challenges of history. This saga of mayhem and confusion, blunders and mistakes that brought the belligerents no credit, paints a coherent picture of China's rise from isolation to its emerging superpower position. Num Pages: 336 pages, 16pp colour /b & w photographs. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153 x 43. Weight in Grams: 794.
Publisher
Andre Deutsch Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780233002316
ISBN
9780233002316
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 16.85

Hardcover. In this book, which draws on classic articles first published in The Eastern Buddhist, major historic proponents and masters of the nenbutsu are introduced, in particular Shinran, Shoku, Ippen and Rennyo. Series: Eastern Buddhist Voices. Num Pages: 256 pages, 13 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HREP. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9781845539184
ISBN
9781845539184
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 90.68

Paperback. In this book, which draws on classic articles first published in The Eastern Buddhist, major historic proponents and masters of the nenbutsu are introduced, in particular Shinran, Shoku, Ippen and Rennyo. Editor(s): Pye, Michael. Series: Eastern Buddhist Voices. Num Pages: 256 pages, 13 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HREP. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 233 x 163 x 17. Weight in Grams: 588.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845539191
ISBN
9781845539191
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.34

Hardcover. A detailed look at the best of contemporary Japanese architecture. Num Pages: 240 pages, 300 col., 100 b&w illus., 50 line drawings. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJPR; 3JMC; AM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 298 x 259 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1854.
Publisher
Phaidon Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714845753
ISBN
9780714845753
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 49.99
€ 38.17

Paperback. 'Beyond the Legend' is the biography of William Speakman VC. It covers the whole of his sometimes controversial life, from his childhood in Altrincham, Cheshire to his later life in South Africa and his return to Altrincham, as well as his actions in the Korean War, for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross. Num Pages: 256 pages, 80 colour illustrations, 8 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1FPK; 3JJPG; HBJD1; HBJF; HBLW3; HBWS1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 233 x 16. Weight in Grams: 564.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
paperback / softback
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752494302
ISBN
9780752494302
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.32

Paperback. Offers an objective and insightful comparison of China and India. This title mixes stories with thorough research to show how Chinese and Indian entrepreneurs are creating change through business models, and bringing hope to countless people across the globe. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 1FPC; KJH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 211 x 141 x 29. Weight in Grams: 380.
Publisher
Harvard Business School Publishing United States
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781422157282
ISBN
9781422157282
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 19.96

Paperback. Series: Dover Fine Art, History of Art. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; ACBP; AFH; AFT; AGB; AGN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 252 x 206 x 12. Weight in Grams: 648.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc. United States
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486470504
ISBN
9780486470504
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 18.84